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Update: Crews extinguish kitchen fire in Clacton

11:27 29 March 2014


Crews have extinguished a fire in a kitchen at a home in Clacton.


Firefighters tackled the fire in the kitchen of a detached bungalow in Camellia Avenue after being called at around 6.45am.

On arrival the incident commander reported that the kitchen was heavily smoke logged. An ambulance was called for a 27 year-old woman suffering the effects of smoke inhalation.

Wearing breathing apparatus and using one hose reel jet, crews had extinguished the fire by just after 7am.

An ambulance spokesman said: “The woman was assessed for smoke inhalation but left at the scene in the care of family.”



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